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::: spoonerism - accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner
::: acumen - mental keenness; sharpness of judgment; ability to judge quickly and well; Ex. business acumen
::: persist - continue in existence; last; continue in a course of action in spite of opposition; Ex. persist in/with something; ADJ. persistent
::: itinerant - wandering; traveling from place to place (to perform work); Ex. itinerant preacher
::: pulverize - crush or grind into very small particles
::: polygamist - one who has more than one spouse at a time; CF. bigamy; CF. polyandry
::: dynamo - generator for producing electricity; energetic person
::: monogram - design composed of one or more initials of a name; V.
::: lance - pierce with a lance; cut into; N: spearlike weapon
::: pacifist - one opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes